Madeira Situation Report Wednesday 15th June 2023
By Daniel Fernandes
Parts of the promenade at Praia Formosa-Socorridos closed until June 16th
Parts of the promenade at Praia Formosa-Socorridos (Passeio Marítimo da Praia Formosa-Socorridos) are closed once again for repair work after the recent rain. Rock that are at risk of falling or that are loose are being removed in order to prevent rock falls and to protect those walking on the promenade.
Although parts of the promenade are closed, it is still possible to walk in both directions while repair work is being carried out. Visitors are asked to comply with all the existing restrictions to ensure their safety and the effectiveness of the repair work.
Man arrested for drug trafficking in Câmara de Lobos
The PSP (Polícia de Segurança Pública) acted on a warrant and arrested a 39 years-old man in Câmara de Lobos for drug trafficking. The suspect had already been known for this offence. The Police apprehended several prohibited drugs such as: 9,1g of hashish (enough for 19 individual doses), 0,5g of heroin (enough for 5 individual doses), and 7900g of a substance thought to be “Gorbi Mix” (which has very nasty health consequences for those who take it).
In the current year alone, the Madeira Regional Command of the PSP has made 124 apprehensions and identified 146 people for drug trafficking and/or consumption, reinforcing its commitment to fight drug trafficking and protect public health.
Water supply disruption
There will be a water supply disruptions in the Municipalities of Santana and Ribeira Brava, due to scheduled work to prevent water leaks in the supply network. These will take place at the following times:
– 14th & 15th June (14h00 to 18h00) – Parish of Santana (Achada da Cruz, Achada do Gramacho, Barreiro, Caminho Chão, Faias, Fonte Grande, Igreja, Pico, Pico Tanoeiro, Queimadas e Fontes, Serra de Água, Queimado)
– 14th June (14h00 to 18h00) – Parish of Ribeira Brava (Cruz, Lombo Cesteiro, Pico Banda d’Além)
Empresa de Electricidade da Madeira (Madeira power supplier) announced there will be power cuts due to scheduled work on the electricity supply network. These cannot be postponed and will take place in the following days and places:
June 15th – 23h00 to 24h00 & June 16th – 00h00 to 03h00
– Rua Câmara Pestana (numbers 14, 18 and 22)
CÂMARA DE LOBOS
June 16th – 08h30 to 12h30 & 13h30 to 16h30
– Rua Padre Pita Ferreira (partial)
– Caminho da Lourecinha (partial)
– Travessa do Lombo da Lourecinha
June 1st – 09h00 to 09h10
– Porto dos Frades
June 1st – 09h10 to 09h20
– Serra de Dentro
June 1st – 09h20 to 09h30
– Serra de Fora
June 1st – 11h30 to 12h00
– Pé do Pico
June 2nd – 09h00 to 11h30
– Caminho da Igreja (numbers 35 to 38)
– Caminho do Velho da Igreja (numbers 5 to 41)
– Beco do Largo da Fonte (numbers 5 to 11)
However, power could be restored during the time frame mentioned above. So, for safety purposes, it should be assumed that there will be power at any time during this period of time.
If necessary, customers can contact the free Customer Support Service number (Serviço de Apoio ao Cliente): 800 221 187.